Real estate tax; exemption or deferral for certain elderly and handicapped persons. (HB163)

Introduced By

Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real estate tax exemption or deferral; elderly and handicapped. Permits localities to grant a real estate tax exemption or deferral to elderly and handicapped persons based upon projected income and financial worth for the current year under certain circumstances. Under current law, the previous year's income and financial worth is used. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/26/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088065728
12/26/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/13/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB163)
01/15/2008Assigned Finance sub: 1
01/28/2008Reported from Finance (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Read first time
01/30/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/31/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Communicated to Senate
02/01/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB163)
02/19/2008Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Read third time
02/21/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB163ER)
02/25/2008Signed by Speaker
02/26/2008Signed by President
02/27/2008Impact statement from TAX (HB163ER)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 207 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 208 (effective 7/1/08)
03/06/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0208)